Competitive Programme

The clubs competitive structure consists of four sections:

(Parents with 3 or more children will receive a 10% discount on all teaching/training fees. Fees, as of July 2019 will be capped to a maximum of £88.00 for a family of 3 competitive swimmers).

 Junior Skill Development – £29.50 per month

DayTimeVenue
Monday5:30-7:00 p.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Wednesday5:30-6:30 p.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Friday8:00-9:00 p.m.West Bromwich Leisure Centre
Saturday7:50-8:50 a.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Sunday6:00-6:50 p.m.West Bromwich Leisure Centre
Junior Skill Development Criteria requires a minimum of 2 sessions attendance per week.

This is a new section that has been created to allow swimmers to ease their way into the Junior Development squad from the learner length sections.

 Junior Competitive Development – £33.00 per month

This section comprises of mainly junior swimmers. Some who have just moved from the transition of the club to formal early competition training.

DayTimeVenue
Monday7:00-8:30 p.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Wednesday6:30-8:00 p.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Friday7:00-9:00 p.m.West Bromwich Leisure Centre
Saturday7:50-8:50 a.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Sunday4:30-6:30 p.m.West Bromwich Leisure Centre
Junior Competitive Development Criteria requires a minimum of 3 sessions attendance per week.

Thursdays at Aston University is also available by invite (please ask a coach)

Senior Performance Transition – £36.00 per month

Comprises of mainly junior swimmers who have been taking part in training for some time and attend the majority of sessions on offer to them. These swimmers also attend two of the Senior Development sessions to allow a smooth transition to allow them to have achieve the necessary standard to more to the next stage of development.

DayTimeVenue
Monday7:30-9:30 p.m.Tipton Leisure Centre
Wednesday7.45-9.45 p.m.Langley Swimming Centre
Thursday6:45-8:30 p.m.Aston University
Friday7:00-9:00 p.mWest Bromwich Leisure Center
Saturday7:50-8:50 a.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Sunday4:30-6:30 p.m.West Bromwich Swimming Centre
Senior Performance Transition Criteria requires a minimum of 4 sessions attendance per week.

Senior Performance – £41.00 per month

This section has more training sessions on offer to them than the others and a higher level of attendance and effort is expected.

DayTimeVenue
Monday7:30-9:30 p.m.Tipton Leisure Centre
Wednesday7.45-9.45 p.m.Langley Swimming Centre
Thursday6:45-8:30 p.m.Aston University
Friday7:00-9:00 p.mWest Bromwich Swimming Centre
Saturday7:50-8:50 a.m.Smethwick Swimming Centre
Sunday4:30-6:30 p.m.West Bromwich Swimming Centre
Senior Performance Criteria requires a minimum of 4 sessions attendance per week.

Land Training

Not available at present. But plans are in place to re-instate our land sessions.

Masters – £27.00 per month

This section is designed for the over 25’s. Training is conducted in consultation with the coaches. Masters are able to attend the Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday sessions of the Senior Performance group. The club also wish to try and expand upon its Masters session, so any new members into this section are more than welcome, tri-athletes, water-polo players and open water swimmers, we can cater for all.
 

At present there are three members of the coaching staff who meet on a regular basis to assess swimmers progress and plan each training cycle. Coaches work across all the groups for their own personal development, but also to ensure swimmers and coaches get to know each other on a more personal basis. 

ASA Membership Fees 2020 (per annum) – Payable every January

Category 1 (Learn to Swim Swimmers)                                 £30.00

Category 2 (Swimmers in JSD and above)                        £40.00

2nd Joined members                                                              £10.00

Voting Members                                                                      £16.00
 

Fees to cover membership from January to December in any one year.